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Vincent Bongiovanni, 1921-2012

Contractor built roads, led drive for federal transportation funding Vincent Bongiovanni led a Chicago-area road-building company and helped pave the way for an increase in the federal motor fuel tax to pay for the nation's transportation infrastructure. more

almost 2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Man Severely Burned In Lincoln Park Fire

A man suffered severe burns overnight in a fire at a million-dollar home in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Report finds many girls and LGBTQ students feel unsafe in Chicago public schools

Sexual harassment strikes nearly half of Chicago Public middle and high school students, according to a report released Wednesday evening by Chicagoland Researchers and Advocates for Transformative Education. And nearly 65 percent of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer and questioning students feel unsafe, according to the same report. more

2 years ago | Medill Reports | Permalink

Seattle man acquitted of raping Sycamore teen 50 years ago

A DeKalb County judge Thursday found former cop Jack Daniel McCullough not guilty of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old Sycamore girl 50 years ago. McCullough is still awaiting trial on charges in the 1957 kidnapping and killing of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl. more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Court allows hearsay evidence against Drew Peterson

Dealing a crucial setback to Drew Peterson, an Illinois appellate court has ruled prosecutors can present additional hearsay evidence implicating the former Bolingbrook cop in the drowning death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Court allows hearsay evidence against Drew Peterson

Dealing a crucial setback to Drew Peterson, an Illinois appellate court has ruled prosecutors can present additional hearsay evidence implicating the former Bolingbrook cop in the drowning death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

First generation, second language: Children of immigrants can struggle with culture

First-generation American children learn how to speak English in different ways, depending on factors determined by their immigrant parents. They maintain a connection to their native culture through family and communication. more

2 years ago | Medill Reports | Permalink

Newsmakers Series Business of Getting Into College Details

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2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Tandem Bike Stolen From Blind Man And His Partner

Have you seen a distinctive tandem bicycle around Chicago? It may belong to a retired DePaul... more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Illinois moves to tighten laws on sex trafficking

In recent years, sex traffickers have found ways to lure young girls into prostitution without breaking the law. Now, new reforms will allow prosecutors to hold pimps and traffickers accountable. The bill has passed the House and will be taken up by the Senate later this month. more

2 years ago | Medill Reports | Permalink